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New dance: The "Red Alert 3 Step"

Posted by: Randy at 8/30/2008 1:42 AM
The Command & Conquer series is about to enter into those awkward teenage years as it prepares to celebrate its 13th birthday.  But this is one of those celebrations where the birthday kid gives you the presents.  I know.  This Sunday, August 31st, you can download the first Command & Conquer: Red Alert for free.  There's no better four-letter f-word in the English language.  (Well...)  But not only that, if you pre-order Red Alert 3, then you'll also get Red Alert 2 for free, too.  That's the "Red Alert 3 Step."
  • Step 1 -- Download the original Red Alert from www.RedAlert3.com starting Sunday, August 31st.  For free.
  • Step 2 -- Pre-Order Red Alert 3 from participating retailers and receive Red Alert 2.  For free.
  • Step 3 -- Pick up your pre-ordered copy of Red Alert 3 when the game hits this holiday season.  (Not for free.  Red Alert 3 is $49.99 standard edition, $64.99 premier edition.)
That's three games for as little as 50 bucks.  And that comes fully equipped with a Maxim-worthy cast including Jenny McCarthy (aka Hot Allied Barracks Girl), Gemma Atkinson (aka Hot Allied Lieutenant), Gina Carano (aka Hot Russian Poster Girl), Autumn Reeser (aka Hot Mystery Girl?), and Kelly Hu (aka Hot Mystery Girl #2).  Sorry.  Didn't mean to turn this into Spike TV.


 

 

EA CELEBRATES 13 YEARS OF COMMAND & CONQUER

AUGUST 31st WITH THE ‘RED ALERT 3 STEP’

 

Download the Original Red Alert from www.RedAlert3.com FREE This Sunday

Pre-Order Red Alert 3 Before October 27th and Receive Red Alert 2 For FREE

 

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Owning Red Alert, Red Alert 2 and Red Alert 3 is as easy as 1-2-3.

 

This Sunday, August 31st, 2008 marks the 13th anniversary of the storied Command & Conquer franchise, which has sold over 25 million copies* to date.  And to celebrate Sunday’s milestone and this October’s highly anticipated return to the world of Red Alert with Red Alert 3, EA Los Angeles is giving away one of the original games that started it all, Command & Conquer Red Alert, for FREE.

 

Starting at 12:00 AM Pacific time on August 31st, C&C fanatics can flock to www.RedAlert3.com to download the original Red Alert free of charge.  And because EA is also offering Red Alert 2 for free for those who pre-order Red Alert 3 before October 27th, C&C fans can walk away with Red Alert, Red Alert 2 and Red Alert 3 – all for the price of Red Alert 3 ($49.99 standard edition, $64.99 Premier Edition). 

 

To take advantage of this three-for-one offer, just follow the “Red Alert 3 Step”:

 

  • Step 1 – Download the original Red Alert from www.RedAlert3.com starting Sunday, August 31st FOR FREE
  • Step 2 – Pre-Order Red Alert 3 from participating retailers and receive Red Alert 2 FOR FREE
  • Step 3 – Pick up your pre-ordered copy of Red Alert 3 when the game hits stores this holiday

 

Pre-ordering Red Alert 3 will also give gamers the following exclusive items:

 

  • Red Alert Retrospective – A look back at Command Red Alert, Red Alert 2 and Yuri’s Revenge
  • Premier Edition Sneak Peek – Exclusive previews of Raising of the Iron Curtain, From Pens to Pixels, Command School, and BattleCast Primetime
  • From Fighter to Assassin – A featurette on EliteXC superstar, Gina Carano.
  • Exclusive multiplayer/skirmish map for Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 when the game ships 
  • Exclusive Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 desktop wallpapers featuring members of Red Alert 3’s star studded cast including Jenny McCarthy, Gemma Atkinson, Autumn Reeser, Kelly Hu and more!

 

Red Alert 3 is coming to stores this holiday season for the PC and Xbox 360. 

 

*Data according to NPD Group.